PayPal Commercial Finance Intern in Paris, France

Commercial Finance Internin Parisat PayPal

Date Posted: 10/14/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 10/14/2018

  • Job ID: R0034232

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 244 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

We are looking for a Commercial Finance Intern based in Paris (France) to join our team responsible for CEMEA, a diverse region covering France, Italy, Iberia, Benelux, Ireland, Scandinavia, Middle East, Russia and Africa.

More specifically, we are looking for the smart people who want to make an outsized impact in a fast growing and truly international region. The successful individual will be hyper-analytical, intellectually curious, and extremely passionate about financial and strategic planning, business insights and reporting. Our team is responsible for helping our region meeting its business objectives and key outcomes by providing outstanding support and business insights

Job responsibilities

  • Deep-dive on business and market trends to support the region’s strategy and budget and to help the region’s General Managers (“GM”) in identifying opportunities for future growth

  • Support the Finance team in building the region’s budget and presentations to key leaders for decision-making

  • Analyze core business trends and new initiatives and communicate risks and opportunities to the GM

  • Participate in ad-hoc projects across the organization and interface with other teams (Analytics, Pricing, Marketing, local Business Units) to gather reliable information

  • Identify process improvements, propose alternative ways of working to drive efficiency, and lead the discussions with the Finance team for decisions-making on process changes.

Abilities sought / Job requirements

  • Self-starter, proactive, results-oriented, team player with a good sense of humor

  • Highly analytical, with a focus on data-based decision-making, and strong Excel skills with ability to create and analyze financial models

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills and motivated leader

  • Interest for the payment/e-commerce industry, internet/new technologies and finance

  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint; VBA and SQL a plus

  • Ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Education: Bachelor/Master. Dual business school/engineer background preferred

  • English mandatory. Any other languages a plus

What we offer?

  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations

  • A supportive and diverse environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Attractive compensation and benefits

  • A socially innovative company that helps communities’ worldwide through charitable giving or donation of time (i.e. habitat for Life volunteering)

  • A green, sustainable working environment. Ideally you will:

  • Be available for 6 consecutive months starting mid-September 2018

  • Have at least one relevant work experience

  • Have a student status and can present a “Convention de stage”

  • Be able to join PayPal in our Paris office.


At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. From the moment that you join our team, we aspire to make your internship experience an outstanding and engaging one. We are passionate and proud of our company. It is this vigor and attitude that helps us execute well, every day.

If you are enthusiastic, thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment and interested in this opportunity, then we invite you to send your application and cover letter to

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.